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What are the pros and cons of LocalSolver?

Here is a quick summary about the pros and cons of LocalSolver, a global optimization solver combining exact and heuristic techniques. Please note that this summary is written by the LocalSolver team ...
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What are best practices to make optimization user interfaces intuitive for the user?

I think it's a bit of general question. AFAIK, this subject can be surveyed in many aspects. Designing of an optimization software depends on its specific and related field. For example, architecting ...
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What are best practices to make optimization user interfaces intuitive for the user?

You mentioned: "Often, a planner will not have an operations research background and the software needs to be easy and intuitive so the user (and organization)...". So, I assume by optimization ...
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What are best practices to make optimization user interfaces intuitive for the user?

As well as the visual design, discussed in other answers, it's worth thinking about how back-end choices in the optimisation model can make for a more intuitive system. One thing that can sometimes ...
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